Global fund-raising drive to raise $8.2bn for coronavirus vaccine

Global alliance expected pledge billions in online summit to combat COVID-19.

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    World leaders will be meeting virtually on Monday to raise an initial $8.2bn for vaccine research to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

    Scientists in several countries are embarking on human-testing trials, but health officials caution that making populations immune to the virus could be years away still.

     

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports from Doha, Qatar.


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